Fish and chips - WHAT DO YOU THINK?

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  1. octophone

    octophone a wonderful wooden reason

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    KindaCool probably thinks battered sausage is a specialist porn category.
     
  2. octophone

    octophone a wonderful wooden reason

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    I've posted a LOT about something I haven't eaten in several years. Anxiety? Boredom? A Lack Of Attention? You decide.
     
  3. Penelope

    Penelope FYFFES FOR ALL

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    It does EVER SO remind me of when someone informed me their drug dealer was called BLACK JIMMY, eliciting a NATURAL reaction of STUNNED HORROR as a card-carrying member of the chattering classes

    Naturally I saved him in my contacts as JIMMY NOIR to MAKE IT CLASSIER
     
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  4. octophone

    octophone a wonderful wooden reason

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    BAM-A-LAM.
     
  5. Suedey

    Suedey Pose.

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    Absolute rubbish! Where does one even begin?

    And anyway the reason prosecco and champagne would go well with chippy fish is the fizz cuts through the deep fried batter.
     
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  6. Suedey

    Suedey Pose.

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    I’m partial to all!
     
  7. Zu-Klara

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    None of the aforementioned. I’ve talked to the tarot and you have a secret, terrible urge for a 49p pizza fried in batter and double chips. And a wally :disco:
     
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  8. Zu-Klara

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    Oh it’s like an Alpine white with FONDUE. I’ve seen videos and the wine actually GENTLY CHOPS the fondue in your stomach in preparation for the deposit :disco:
     
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  9. Dark Carnival

    Dark Carnival Missss Vaaaaaanjie

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    I'm glad I waited for I was in London this year to have my first fish and chips ever. It was filthy and greasy and i was so drunk. I loved every part of it.
     
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  10. Penelope

    Penelope FYFFES FOR ALL

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    Ooooh DO ME MUM
     
  11. Ellie

    Ellie Super talented triple threat

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    I’ve only recently come to the realisation that I’m not a massive fan of chips either. I eat them, but never a whole portion and end up picking at them reluctantly halfway through. Anything that comes from the sea is foul and you might as well ask me lick a toilet bowl. Actually I’d prefer it.

    I do however love anything pickled.
     
  12. Rita

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    @octophone is a mock chop a Scottish thing? What is it?
     
  13. wendy the goat

    wendy the goat PS1 Hagrid is sick of your shit

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    I can't get a saveloy here in Yorkshire for LOVE NOR MONEY. But you do get scraps (Which the last time I asked for down south, you'd have thought I'd asked for stillborn babies the look I got)
     
  14. Rita

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    Oh I love nothing more than a big fat poke of chips from the chippy. Loads of brown sauce too.
     
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  15. Rita

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    What are scraps?
     
  16. Zu-Klara

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    I think they’re the leftover bits of batter
     
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  17. Rita

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    Do you pay for such delicacies?
     
  18. Indie

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    No.

    Mmm, scraps.
     
  19. Rita

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    I don’t think I could walk in to a fish and chip shop and ask if they have any spare scraps. I take it you ask for them whilst buying something else?
     
  20. Rita

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    I must also add that I usually have a chippy accompanied with a large glass of wine (like I have most evening meals). It just doesn’t feel right WITHOUT it.
     
  21. Zu-Klara

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    I’m obviously very sensitive and reserved and I’m not sure whether I could bring myself to honk SCRAPS WITH THAT PLEASE LUV in front of other people but I suppose I could hand them a note :)
     
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  22. dmlaw

    dmlaw Democracy doesn't work

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    I love a good fish and chips, but they almost always put too much batter on the fish, which means that it isn't crispy enough.
     
  23. Rita

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    I like to replace batter and breadcrumbs for bashed up cornflakes.
     
  24. Sheena

    Sheena MAKE IT QUICK, LUCILLE!

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    Awful. Far too greasy.
     
  25. jivafox

    jivafox Stay sexy don’t get murdered

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    There was a chip shop here that had a vegan menu which was FUN but it’s closed down now. :(
     
  26. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    Scraps are alive and well in the West Country, my lover, or at least further into it. But we tend to call them SCRUMPS. And naturally eat them with a PINT OF SCRUMPY :beer:
     
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  27. Gangsta Nancy Lam

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    I get battered halloumi with chilli jam and sweet potato wedges from the local chippy. Long live gentrification.
     
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  28. KindaCool

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    Well EXCUSE ME for not swallowing alcohol with every bite of food to the point where it becomes part of the meal! Sorry but the food I'm used to NEVER needs an 'enhancement'.
     
  29. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    Don't feel obliged to apologise for your basic palate.
     
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  30. Indie

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    You wouldn't get them for no reason or without anything else. But if you're just having chips, then "can i have some scraps on that" is a nice free topping.
     
  31. Penelope

    Penelope FYFFES FOR ALL

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    Yes, some of us actually use the WINE as a SOUP, the FOOD as MERE CROUTONS ON TOP

    BASIC BITCH
     
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  32. dmlaw

    dmlaw Democracy doesn't work

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    What are you even drinking with your food? If it's anything other than distilled water, then it's likely changing the taste of the food and most soft drinks will have a much more radical effect than most alcohol.
     
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  33. Kate

    Kate most die in your bedroom

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    Ooh YES PLEASE. Filth. I often go for scampi and of course GALLONS of vinegar but no salt.

    There is a chippie near me that does PICKLED ONION RINGS :o and I STILL haven’t been yet. SOON
     
  34. COB

    COB Hog Frenzy

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    And unless that distilled water is CRISP you can forget about it!
     
  35. Zu-Klara

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    Personally I like the wine served as a DIP, which is especially super with a gravy dinner. All my friends do it too and they all say that it doesn’t half ENHANCE the flavour :disco:
     
  36. Penelope

    Penelope FYFFES FOR ALL

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    Some of us have taken to SWILLING IT WITH ARSEHOLES to TEST THE CRISPNESS of the TERROIR :disco:
     
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  37. KindaCool

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    But it IS just water. I find that ANY drink just distorts the taste of my meal, which if cooked right should do the job on its own just fine.

    I do love wine of course, but by itself as a social thing.
     
  38. Pipo

    Pipo i feel like i am the Paris of people

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    I am proud to say that I've been to London (I LOVE LONDON) and have eaten them and LOVED them but I probably had shit ones that are sold to tourists for an unreasonable price.
     
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  39. big ron

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    THE FOOD OF GODS.

    I love a chippy tea on a Friday. Its life.
     
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  40. big ron

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    The thing I miss most about LEEDS is yorkshire fishcakes. Two scallops with fish in between, deep fried. Lovely on a BARM with some peas and ketchup.
     

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